The safety of scaffolding in the construction industry will receive attention from South Australian workplace safety inspectors as part of a national campaign.
Miller Fall Protection has carried out a great deal of research on heat resistant materials. Using these new materials has enabled the company to both revise their current designs and to add a number of new designs, both for harnesses and lanyards.
An Adelaide company has been convicted and fined in the SA Industrial Relations Court over an incident that left a worker seriously injured after a fall.
The ISC range of fall protection anchor devices has been expanded with the release of the Girder Grip for use in structural steel and the Dyvidag for use in structural concrete. Both are EN795 approved as removable portable anchor devices for use in the construction industry.
The Hilti Tester 4 is an inspection system to test safety bolts and fall arrest bolts on building exteriors. These bolts need to be tested when installed and every year after in order to comply with OHS requirements outlined in building regulations and Australian Standards AS 189.4-2000 and AS 4488.201997.
The Force2 shock-absorbing lanyard range is rated for users with a combined body weight and tools weight of between 50 and 160 kg, ensuring people over 100 kg will be protected during a fall, while providing no risk of use by lighter-weight personnel.
The Ferno Recovery System provides a quick and simple solution for gentle recovery of conscious or unconscious casualties who have fallen or who require immediate assistance. The system can be operated by a single person to raise or lower a casualty up to 50 m to safety.